Elton John Announces Headline Tour Dates
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 15:24:11
New (surrogate) father Elton John has announced a new series of US headlining dates, including two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York. Elton and the band - Davey Johnstone on guitar, Bob Birch on bass, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums, and Kim Bullard on keyboards - will perform the Greatest Hits Live concert, featuring number one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Sir Elton's incredible five-decade career. You can catch Elton and the band on these dates listed below.
February 17th Eugene, OR - Matthew Knight Arena
February 19th Reno, NV - Reno Event Center
February 25th Kahului, HI - Maui Arts & Cultural Center
March 11th Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
March 12th Worcester, MA - DCU Center
March 16th New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
March 20th New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
March 23rd Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
March 25th Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
Elton John and his idol Leon Russell teamed up for 2010's The Union. The two legends recently sat down to record a Celebrity Podcast for iTunes. The two reveal how the collaboration came about and how they came to work with Grammy-winning producer T-Bone Burnett. Russell also shares stories about Bob Dylan and the Elton John song he adores but can't sing; Elton divulges his favorite rap song of 2010 and the '80s tune that brightens his spirits. The duo also offers insight into Lady Gaga, Little Richard, eight-inch high heels, and much more. You can download the free Celebrity Podcast here.
Did you watch the Elton John Celebrity Podcast? What is your favorite of Elton John's hits?